Oral health diseases affect over 3.5 Billion people globally. From dental caries to oral cancer, many of these diseases are preventable or treatable if found early in their progress. Despite this, coverage for oral health is usually not part of UHC and known public health measures are not implemented that can dramatically, and, cost-effectively address these health threats.
This panel of global leaders in oral health shared what can be done to reduce the enormous burden oral diseases are having on people around the world.